Rufus, espoused the side of Pompey in the civil war, and commanded, along with Lucretius Vespillo, a squadron of eighteen ships, at Oricum, in B. C. 48 (Caes. Civ. 3.7
; Appian, App. BC 2.54
He is probably the same as the Minucius who was at Tarentum in B. C. 49, and of whom Cicero speaks (ad Att.
11.14, 15, ad Q. Fr.
He may also be the same as the Minucius who was praetor in B. C. 43, and was one of the victims of the proscription in that year. (Appian, App. BC 4.17